VitalBlog

In our VitalBlog we frequently share our thoughts and opinions on healthcare-related topics.

Laurens van der Tang

From Measuring to Knowledge to Value

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The basic principle of Value Based Health Care is both simple and timeless. ... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

A VitalHealth PHM Road Trip to HIMSS | Stop #3: Time as an asset

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What is a provider or health care system to do to address the problem of time?... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

A VitalHealth PHM Road Trip to HIMSS | Stop #2: Automating through Technology

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Monday, January 30, 2017

Make technology work for patients and providers rather than having the patients and providers work for the EMR!... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

A VitalHealth PHM Road Trip to HIMSS | Stop #1: Outcome Measurement

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The concept of value has transformed the dialogue centered around how to improve the US health care system.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

STEEEP – A FRAMEWORK FOR ACHIEVING TRIPLE AIM

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Monday, December 19, 2016

This interview explores some of the dimensions of STEEEP and related issues which are having an impact on the delivery of health care.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Reducing complications through better care coordination

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Thursday, September 29, 2016

Coordinating care transitions from the acute care hospital to post-acute care settings is a complicated process. ... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Driving change through new payment models

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

New payment models are driving changes in the way health care is delivered in the United States.... read more

Laurens van der Tang

Value Based Healthcare: valuable or valueless?

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

It only makes sense to measure outcomes if the results are actually applied to future care. Measuring on itself does not make any sense. ... read more

Elizabeth McAuley

Healthcare Outcomes: Our First Executive Forum

Elizabeth McAuley wrote this on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Last week VitalHealth hosted our first Executive Forum for Health Outcomes.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

The Patient Centered Medical Home: Will the Demonstration Projects Fail?

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Thursday, August 6, 2015

The concept of the Medical Home makes perfect sense and was a logical approach to pursue. So what happened?... read more

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